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Gulf Council Recommends Allowing Federally Permitted For-Hire Vessels to Operate Under a Limited Exemption While Addressing Vessel Monitoring System Equipment Failures

For Immediate Release June 24, 2022   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council took final action on a Framework Action to ensure that for-hire trips are not delayed or canceled in the event of vessel monitoring system equipment failures.  As of March 1, 2022, vessels with charter vessel/headboat permits for reef fish and/or coastal…

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet July 7-8, 2022

Meeting Notice June 22, 2022   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Ecosystem, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will be held from 9:00 – 5:00 EDT, July 7 and 8, 2022. The meeting will be held at the Council Office located at…